Sep 172015

Do you dress formal or casual? Do you choose trendy items or old comfortable ones? Do we value tradition when deciding what to keep in our wardrobe? Rob and Will talk about the meaning of clothes.



Vocabulary and definitions

scruffy – untidy
out of place – that means unsuitable
dress down – that means dress casually
make snap judgements – make quick decisions
draped – covered
garment – a piece of clothing
ceremonial occasions – special events like weddings
splash of colour – a display of colour
off the top of my head – someone who can’t think of something immediately
struggle – to fight and find something difficult
signify – gives the meaning of something

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